Definition of "macadamia" [macadamia]

  • Any tree of the Australian proteaceous genus Macadamia, esp M. ternifolia, having clusters of small white flowers and edible nutlike seeds (noun)
  • An evergreen tree, of the genus Macadamia, native to Australia and cultivated in Hawaii (noun)

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  • The fruit of this tree; the macadamia nut (noun)

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Use "macadamia" in a sentence
  • "It's best to make it with a delicate oil such as macadamia, apricot kernel or extra light olive oil (extra virgin being too intense)."
  • "Atkins himself – I suppose – got tired of hearing people complain that they couldn’t get into ketosis, so he had them do a ‘fat fast’ using as I recall macadamia nuts and cream cheese only diet, which is primarily fat."
  • "Kailua Candy Company is a popular stop mostly for non-Hawaiian chocolate confections, although some feature local ingredients such as macadamia nuts or Kona coffee."